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Daily Archives: June 23, 2019

Andela is opening up applications to mid-level and senior developers through its “Power of X” campaign

Andela just launched the Power of X campaign which opens up its doors to developers across all experience levels, to help build their skills to global standards.   Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 21, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Uche Okwukwu

Uche Okwukwu Backs Amaechi, Says Igbo Can’t Be President

The Secretary-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Uche Okwukwu, has said that the people of the South-East played themselves out of the 2023 Presidency by failing to vote for the All Progressives Congress in the 2019 general elections. Okwukwu said he was [...]

May 21, 2019 Government and politics
Nigeria Army Reacts To Gov. Wike's Oil Bunkering Allegation Against Gen. Sarham

Nigeria Army Reacts To Gov. Wike’s Oil Bunkering Allegation Against Gen. Sarham

The Nigerian Army has reacted to Governor Nyesom Wike’s oil bunkering allegations against the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division and Land Component Commander Operation DELTA SAFE, Major General Jamil Sarham. Wike had accused Sarham of promoting illegal bickering in [...]

May 21, 2019 Military

Why Microsoft is committing $100m to hiring 500 engineers in Africa by 2023

Microsoft has officially opened its Africa Development Centre through which it plans to invest $ 100 million, over the course of 4 years, into recruiting world-class African engineering talent. But what does this mean for Africa? Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 21, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Air Peace De-board Passenger For Asking Attendant To Translate Safety Instructions To Igbo Because 'He Does Not Speak English'

Air Peace De-board Passenger For Asking Attendant To Translate To Igbo Language

Air Peace De-board Passenger For Asking Attendant To Translate Safety Instructions To Igbo Because ‘He Does Not Speak English' passenger with Air Peace was today de-boarded by the airline over claims that he could not communicate in English during safety [...]

May 21, 2019 Transportation

Dr. Ibe Kachikwu Leads Nigerian Delegation To JMMC In Saudi Arabia

The Honorable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu led the Nigerian delegation to the 14th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) which took place yesterday, 19 May 2019, in Jeddah, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. [...]

May 21, 2019 Government and politics

PMB To Commission 1MW Solar Power Plant At FUNAI, Ebonyi State (Pictures)

President Muhammadu Buhari would soon be at Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (AE-FUNAI) in Ebonyi State to commission a 1MWsolar power plant built in the university by the Federal government. Also to be commissioned by the president is eight-kilometre [...]

May 21, 2019 Technology
"For Sale" Sign On Moving Vehicles Illegal

“For Sale” Sign On Moving Vehicles Illegal – FCT VIO

Federal Capital Territory Directorate of Road Traffic Services (VIO) says pasting “For Sale” sign sticker on moving vehicles as a way of marketing was illegal and a violation of the law. Mr Kalu Emetu, the directorate’s Public Relations Officer made [...]

May 21, 2019 Business
Microsoft Corporation Visits Abuja

Microsoft Corporation Visits Abuja, Launches Africa Development Centre In Lagos

Microsoft Corporation visited the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) on Friday, May 18, to discuss their plans for Nigeria. The Microsoft delegation was led by the Executive Vice-President of Gaming, Phil Spencer and was received by the Executive Secretary/CEO of [...]

May 21, 2019 Technology
Cisco

Cisco Reinforces Commitment To Nigeria Through New Partner Repair Centre

Cisco, global technology leader, has reinforced its commitment to support the digitization of Africa’s communities, businesses and governments through several initiatives for skills and talent development, innovation and job creation.   Cisco is set to launch a new Repair Centre, train [...]

May 21, 2019 Government and politics